Final Future Stars Information

2016 Region 8 Future Stars / Technical Sequence Evaluation

The 2016 Region 8 Future Stars and Technical Sequence Evaluation will take place on Saturday, October 15th at EVO Athletics in Sarasota, FL.The Regional Future Stars Evaluation will serve as the qualifying evaluation for National Future Stars held at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Region 8 Future Stars Developmental Team for Ages 8 and 9 will be named at this event.

Link To Page with all information needed to register for the clinic
– 2016 Region 8 Future Stars / Technical Sequence Evaluation

 

JO Nationals Website / Region 8 Championship Reports

Region 8 Championship Judging Reports

We have posted all reports received at this time.  Please click on the following link to are to be taken to the direct page or click on the link above under the Regional Championship Information tab.

2016 Regional RAL Reports

2016 JO National Championship

We want to wish all Region 8 Gymnast best of luck at the 2016 JO Men’s National Championship.  To keep up to date with the most current information, please visit the 2016 Men’s JO National Championship Website.

Regional Championship and JO Championship Update

Region 8 Championship Update

The Final Schedule for the 2016 Region 8 Championship has now been posted. Please visit the 2016 Region 8 Championship Page or the Official Championship Website.  

There will be an Open Workout for Sunday Session Level 9, 13 – 14 Age Group athletes ONLY immediately following Saturday, Session 1. The workout will start at approximately 12:00 Noon and conclude at 12:50 PM to prepare for Session SA2.
To participate, an athlete must be accompanied by his personal coach.
All entrance fees will be in effect for any spectators who choose to enter the arena for this workout period

JO National Update

The 2016 JO Men’s National Championship Website is now.  In addition, the qualification and allotment numbers are finalized for the meet.
All qualifying athletes must be signed up at the 2016 Region 8 Men’s Championship.  Please contact your state chairman of the procedure that you will follow to register your clubs athletes.

2016 Region VIII Championship Update

The 2016 Region VIII Qualification information is now available.  This year again we will be utilizing an allotment system to determine the athletes that qualify the the competition.  Athletes may only qualify at their respective state championship.  Below and also posted to the Region VIII Championship page you find important documents to help understand the qualification procedures and paperwork necessary to register your athletes.

  • 2016 Region VIII Club Entry Form – this form must be turned in at your state championship to your state chairman listing all athletes that will be attending the competition.
    • The form is an interactive form that you can type all your eligible athletes into and club information and print it.  At the conclusion of the state championship simply cross off the athletes who did not qualify to the meet and give to your respective state chairman

2016 REGION VIII CHAMPIONSHIP PAGE

2016 Championship Websites Are Up

The 2016 Championship website are now up with information to help you plan for the competition.  As more information becomes available we will pass it along.

  • 2016 Region VIII Championship – April 7-10, 2016 in Jekyll Island, GA
  • 2016 JO National Championship – May 3-10, 2016 in Battle Creek, MI

Regional VIII and USAG Update

2016 Region VIII Championship Allotment Information

Once again it is that time of year that we need to get your gyms number of athletes at each level.  This form will serve as BOTH YOUR GYM ALLOTMENT INFORMATION AS WELL AS YOUR STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY FORM.  All level 4 – 10 athletes in your club that will be competing at the state championship need to be listed on this form. This information will be used to determine the number of athletes your respective state has at the 2016 Region 8 Championship.  The state allotment numbers are determined prior to state championships based on the numbers from the sheets returned to the state chairman NOT the number of athletes at state championship.  In addition, the number of Level 8 – 10 athletes will help to determine Region 8 allotment for the 2016 JO National Championship as per the JOPC mandate.

2016 General Club Allotment And State Meet Entry Form
Form Must Be Emailed to your State Chairman no later than Monday, February 1

A gym that does not turn in this form to their state chairman by the required date, will void their athletes opportunity to attend the 2016 Region 8 Championship not their athletes opportunity to attend State Championship.   (Late entries will void an athletes opportunity to attend the 2016 Region 8 Championship.)

USA Gymnastics State High School Championship

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and USA Gymnastics, have joined forces to expand boys high school gymnastics opportunities across the country. To complement the existing state high school gymnastics programs, USA Gymnastics is activating its national network to create a state championships framework that works in concert with local high schools, school districts and state associations. The USA Gymnastics Men’s Program has also produced a “How To” manual to help clubs establish a High School Boys Program for all of their competitive High School age athletes. The Boys High School Manual covers all of the steps necessary to establish a gymnastics program relationship with local high schools and school districts.

We are excited to announce that this year each state in Region VIII will  be hosting a State High School Gymnastics Championship in conjunction with your state championship as part of USA Gymnastics High School Gymnastics initiative.

For More Information Regarding High School Gymnastics, please visit the links below:

USAG Academic All-America Recognition – Due February 1

In order to be eligible for the USA Gymnastics Academic All-American Recognition award, you must be a USA Gymnastics student athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Home schooled athletes are also eligible.

  • The required application and certification must be submitted to the USA Gymnastics Men’s Program Manager by February 1, with a $20.00 per gymnast processing fee. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • Academic All-American applications are to be completed online.
  • Link to Application: http://www.usagymallamerican.com (Also link on the sidebar)
NCAA Release Form

The NCAA Release of Information form is now electronic. No NCAA Release forms will be collect at Regional Championship.  Parents need to complete the online NCAA-release for any Level 8 – Level 10 athletes vying for a shot to JO Nationals

National Coaches Workshop and Future Stars Update

2015 National Future Stars Qualification Procedure

The qualification procedure for the 2015 National Future Stars Championship has been posted.  In order to attend the National Championship, you must qualify at the Region 8 Future Stars Evaluation.  Current manuals and procedures can be found by clicking link below:

Future Stars Qualification Procedures and Current Manuals

 2015 National Men’s Coaches Workshop

This is one of the premier men’s coaches workshops offered in the country.  It will take place November 12-15 in conjunction with the National Future Stars Championship.  Click on the link below to get to all information regarding the Coaches Workshop

2015 National Coaches Workshop Information

 

Region 8 Clinic and Future Stars Evaluation

Region 8 Optional Clinic

The 2015 Region 8 Optional Clinic will take place the weekend of September 26-27, 2015 at Roswell Gymnastics in Roswell, GA.  The Region 8 Clinic is an opportunity for gymnast who will be competing Level 8 – 10 during the 2015-2016 season to work with our regions Master Coaching Staff.

Region 8 Optional Clinic Information

Region 8 Compulsory Clinic 

The Region 8 compulsory clinic scheduled for October 26-27 has been CANCELLED.  It has come to attention that Florida, North and South Carolina are having judges courses the same weekend as our clinic. On behalf of our Region 8 Coaching Staff and the regional chairman, we will try and do better next year.

 Region 8 Future Stars / Technical Sequence Evaluation

The 2015 Technical Sequence / Regional Future Stars Evaluation will be held October 10-11th, 2015, at Sun Country Gymnastics in Gainesville, Fl.  The Regional Future Stars Evaluation will serve as the qualifying evaluation for National Future Stars held at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Region 8 Future Stars / Technical Sequence Evaluation Information

Elite Team Information / RAL Reports

Region 8 Elite Team

We want to congratulate the members of the 2015-2016 Region 8 Elite Team.  The Region 8 Elite Team Camp will take place June 25-28, 2015 at Roswell Gymnastics in Roswell, GA.  Members were selected based off the All-Around Results at the 2015 Region 8 Championship. All Elite Team Members who want to attend must send in their forms no later than April 28th. Any questions regarding the Elite Team need to be sent via email to Jim Hisey or Kevin White.

All Forms Can Be Found On The 15-16 Region 8 Elite Team Page

2015 Region 8 RAL Judging Reports

We want to thank our outstanding judges for their hardwork and great judging at the 2015 Region 8 Championship.  The Regional Apparatus Leaders (RAL’s) have completed their reports from the competition based on what they saw and judged. If you have questions regarding the reports or would like additional information please email the Region 8 JO Technical Director, Mitch Griffin.

To view the reports, please visit the 2015 Region 8 Judge’s Report Page.